59points

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

96points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
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Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
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96
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Why is Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)?

  • 4g lighter
    191gvs195g
  • 0.3mm thinner
    8.3mmvs8.6mm
  • Has a radio
  • 2.6mm shorter
    159.9mmvs162.5mm
  • 3.89% less body volume
    100.47cm³vs104.533cm³

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) better than Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)?

  • 6.1% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs6 x 2.2 & 2 x 1.6GHz
  • 26.76% higher pixel density
    521ppivs411ppi
  • 5% bigger screen size
    6.3"vs6"
  • 1.5x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs16MP
  • 1.78x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1080 x 2220px
  • 192GB more internal storage
    256GBvs64GB
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.thickness

8.3mm

8.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

191g

195g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

75.7mm

74.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

159.9mm

162.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1080 x 2220px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

411ppi

521ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

6"

6.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 7885)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

4.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

5.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 7.0 Nougat)

3.1 (Android 7.0 Nougat)

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.front camera megapixels

16MP & 8MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Samsung Galaxy S10

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture

f/1.7

f/2.4 & f/1.7

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.Has a radio
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

5.Has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Battery

1.battery power

3500mAh

3300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Nokia 130 (2017) Dual SIM

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

5.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
4.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

Miscellaneous

1.has AF tracking
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

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